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  1. What is Max/Optimum file size?

    I've Noticed script written files are approximately one meg each. 20 pages runs about 20 meg. What is the maximum notebook page size or file size before creating a new one should we use?

    If I can convert these scripts to text going forward, it might reduce the file Sizes and make notebooks more efficient.

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    • Day one first impressions

      Looked all over for a direct email, which I would have preferred, but since that was not offered will just post it here.

      First, I have used and owned nearly every note application in the iTunes library. The following is not a critique to your product, which I honestly has been a joy to use, test and experiment with. Obviously do to the power and elegance of the app, you/your team our outstanding programmers. Because of that I see opportunities to elevate your program to another level or three.

      Below are what I have come up with from my initial…

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      • Adding a calender page option would be awesome!

        Calender Paper to plan your weeks.

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        • add auto-size sheets

          some sheets that automatically extend their size when you reach the borders of the document without adding a new page.

          this would be helpful for big handdrawn pictures, to add new collums to existing ones, to annotate pdfs or books at the edges without writing through the lines and to have one page for one lesson, not one notebook for one lesson.

          to make it not too complex you could extend the pages only with white background without any lines or else. I would'nt expect to get the page extendet "as it is". This would be hard to realize.

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          • Fast copying of screenshots (save to clipboard)

            As of now I have to take a screenshot, save as photo, open photos app and drag it into the page.
            Would like this process to be faster, for example save to clipboard and then just paste it in.

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            • Transparent text box background

              The ability to add text to a text box and the background as in earlier versions be ransparent. Having to pic a color background creates a clunky appearance and not refined for presentations; until fixed I will not be using this App for presentations

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              • face id required for iPhone XS

                Face ID support for iPhone XS Max expected, understood that many users have posted the request of password protection and good to see which has been marked as "PLANNED". This is an additional request for the Face ID support for said password app lock as all of the new iPad pro 2018 and iPhone XS Max have switched to Face ID system. Thank you.

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                • community template library

                  provide an area for sharing of templates

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                  • Custom start locations for the zoomed writing feature

                    I love the zoom box. It helps make my handwriting easier to read, also much less fatigue because I can write larger characters that will be shrunk down on the page.

                    When I reach the end of a line or press the carriage return the zoom box either moves to left user defined margin, if set, or to the left edge of the screen. In either case I find my hand, I'm left handed, now hanging off the edge of my iPad.

                    What I do now is set a user defined left margin. Use the zoom box. When I need…

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                    • Assisted Annotation features

                      I imagine this would be requested before, but why is it not possible to highlight/underline text in a straight line like on other apps such as Goodreader? I want my annotations to look smart and neat, not amateur. Can this feature please be added to the next update?

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                        • Support for the Hex3 Yufu Ultrafine Stylus http://hex3.co/products/yufu

                          Would be really nice to use this Stylus with GoodNotes :)

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                          • The possibilty of using the rubber with only the Apple pencil or others pencils/pens

                            In many case when using rubber with the Apple pencil, if the hand touches the screeen interferes with the pencil.

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                            • PDF outlines are gone when exporting pdf in other program

                              I really want you to fix it. please give me comment / reason back. I can wait and always cheer you this program to others. I have seen others have commented this problem before. Thanks

                              P.S. I don't know this problem before since I don't share files much

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                              • Make amends for the Scrooge move

                                This is a bogus move by what I considered a great company until seeing this Scrooge move of on update. I have been using Goodnotes for almost a month now. I've encouraged others to buy (at least 2 already have). Now, you discontinue the "old" version and charge us anew for the upgrade! Poor form.
                                I will certainly continue (at least until Penultimate pushes an update) to use my current version of the app. However, I'll give a stern warning to others to consider giving their money to a more trustworthy company.

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                                • Better support for the Pinpoint Stylus

                                  The Good Notes app doesn't seem to work well with the Joy Pinpoint Precision Stylus. Letters often get deleted or are misshapen. It would be really good if this could be fixed.

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                                  • Merge difference version(time of edit) of notebook

                                    when you can not reach internet and must to use goodnotes on iDevice that sync with icloud.
                                    It would be nice to have Merge mode to integrate the new annotate to the document

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                                    • Add and edit Outlines

                                      Allow of modification and add of outlines

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                                      • Inclined lines with shape recognition

                                        Drawing inclined lines with the shape recognition tool is almost imossible when the line is drawn close to the vertical or the horizontal plane (say 89° or 1°). Goodnotes always changes the line to a vertical or a horizontal line. You could add a line tool that draws the line between two points.

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                                        • Add support for Pinpoint Precision Stylus

                                          The Good Notes app doesn't seem to work well with the Joy Pinpoint Precision Stylus. Letters often get deleted or are misshapen. It would be great if this could be fixed.

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